Monthly Archives: February 2012

Searching for a job

Over the last week or so, I’ve been putting a fair amount of effort into jobhunting (including submitting applications for 3 jobs). Starting to look ahead to after the end of this academic year. As I’m now about 6 months … Continue reading

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giving blood

I gave blood for the first time this week! I signed up to say that I was interested months (possibly years?) ago, but have never actually made it to a donation session before … for a variety of reasons including … Continue reading

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February 14th …

also known in some places as Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re celebrating or not, on your own or with company, here are a couple of things that might make you smile … 1. Heart shaped mini pancakes! I used the recipe … Continue reading

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thinking ahead to Lent

Earlier this week, I read the evlogia post entitled “why do we fast?” (warning: her blog immediately starts playing music at you. controls are in the top right if you want to pause it). This got me thinking about Lent. … Continue reading

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extremely easy craft: turn knee high socks into wristwarmers

It’s been getting kind of cold recently. And my hands get cold pretty easily. Also, I have 2 pairs of stripey knee high socks that were getting all holey …  hence this post, wrist/handwarmers. I’ve been wearing them all week … Continue reading

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Queen for 60 years …

Queen for 60 years ...

Today is the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Accession to the throne. Wow. She’s been Queen for more than twice as long as I’ve been alive …

Picture of me and the Queen … although Her Majesty was unable to be there in person 😉

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breaking resolutions

I think I’ve decided to break a New Year’s Resolution. Indeed, it is only February, but this resolution is from last year. 13 months is a reasonable length of time to try something out before reviewing the decision, right? Last year, … Continue reading

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A cold morning in Cambridge

If seems that winter is finally upon us, here in the UK … I have been very very grateful for thermals, scarf, hat and gloves this week! These are pictures I took on Wednesday morning, walking across Cambridge: The skies … Continue reading

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